Health and Human Development students, faculty, staff, and community work together to improve the quality of life across the lifespan through research, education, and action. Our alumni are in professions that enrich health and well-being, fitness and activity, and living environments for individuals, families, and communities. We’re glad you’re here! Get to know us! Meet Dean Farrell J. Webb.
Welcome to the College of Health and Human Development
The website study.com published its 2019 rankings for the best Health Administration schools in the US, and the CSUN Health Administration degree program offered through Health Sciences has been ranked #42. The site boasts over 40 million visitors monthly. Hundreds of Health Administration programs were evaluated based on academic and career resources, quality of education, faculty, and more. Go directly to rankings. Read more
Eileen Keenan lived through the Great Depression, beat tuberculosis before antibiotics were available and worked in the nursing field for more than 65 years. Keenan was also a non-traditional university student, attending in her late 40s and early 50s, when she earned her bachelor’s degree from CSUN, then known as San Fernando Valley State College. She is 101 years old and going strong. Read more
Our relationship with the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Roy and Roxie Campanella Foundation is founded in a shared love for the profession of physical therapy. Sixty years ago, baseball Hall of Famer Roy Campanella had a bright career playing for the Dodgers. He was also paving the way for other athletes of color to get into major league baseball. But a car accident that left him paralyzed threatened all he had worked for. Meet their daughter, Joni Campanella Roan, friend to the College and watch the video. Read more
When coffee is roasted, prior to packaging and sale, it exudes volatile organic compounds which can cause respiratory illness in workers over the long term. A key to keeping workplaces healthy is to communicate the risks and the remedies, and to do that, a clear understanding of the problem is necessary. Environmental and Occupational Health Department Chair Nola Kennedy and faculty Tony Machado, and Gev Kazanchyan authored an article for a coffee industry magazine to help coffee roasters keep the workplace healthy. Read more